1

UWESO Jobs – Diploma M&E Assistant

uweso jobs

Job Title:         M&E Assistant

Organization: Uganda Women’s Effort to Save Orphans (UWESO)

Duty Station: Hoima, Uganda

Reports to: Project Manager

About US:

UWESO Jobs: Uganda Women’s Effort to Save Orphans (UWESO) is a national non-government organization (NGO) which was founded in 1986 by Ugandan mothers committed to providing relief aid to needy children left parentless by the civil turbulence of the mid-1980’s and the HIV/AIDS pandemic.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • The incumbent will ensure timely, complete and accurate collection of data from the field.
  • Keenly analyse data against project targets and produce reports to track the project progress.
  • Render support in establishing and maintaining an effective and efficient records’ management system at the region.
  • Prepare reports and respond to inquiries regarding entered data as requested.
  • Provide technical input towards programme implementation to ensure the set targets are met.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate must hold a Diploma in Statistics, Social sciences or any other related field.
  • Training in M&E is desirable.
  • At least two years of related work experience is desired
  • Willingness to reside within the area of jurisdiction after appointment.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to send their softcopy applications with an application letter, CV (Max 3 pages) including names of three professional referees, Copies of relevant academic documents, salary history and a daytime telephone contact addressed to:

Human Resource Officer,

Uganda Women’s Effort to Save Orphans,

Plot 2 Tagore Crescent, Kamwokya,

P.O. Box 8419, Kampala. Uganda

Email to: jobs@uweso.org. (All email applications should be in a single PDF file of maximum size – 5MB)

Deadline:  1st September, 2017

UWESO Jobs – Diploma M&E Assistant

0

One Acre Fund Jobs – Project Specialist

one acre fund jobs

Job Title: Field operations Project Specialist  (One Acre Fund Jobs)

Location: Jinja HQ

Employer: One Acre Fund

Vacancies: 1

JOB DESCRIPTION:
One Acre Fund Jobs: Field Operations Project Specialist will play a key role in running discreet projects to drive this innovation and process improvement in projects ranging from marketing to repayment to impact development to team and HR related development as well.

ABOUT THE ORGANISATION:
At One Acre Fund, we offer our farmers financing, training, agricultural inputs, insurance, and market access so they can grow bigger harvests. Our program is sustainable, scalable, and impactful – in 2015,

One Acre Fund farmers in Uganda harvested 153% more than control farmers. In 2006, we began with 40 farmers in Kenya. Today, we serve nearly 520,000 farm families and employ over 2,000 full-time field staff in 7 countries across East Africa. www.oneacrefund.org

Specific roles may include:

  • Repayment Strategy Development This is one of our core activities, ensuring we collect 100% of loans form every client and group we work with and includes various projects and focuses.
  • Key Performance Analysis: Working through our data to detect trends and leading analysis sessions with our Field Leaders, developing key targets, plans and calendars throughout the season.
  • Incentive management: throughout the season, from conception through procurement and delivery.
  • Bonus structure: Support the development of Field Team bonus structure in conjunction with the wider Field Operations Leadership, collating data and analyzing trends in in order to roll out a sound and effective model.
  • Contingency Planning: Development of repayment contingency plans for the final leg of repayment every season to create a frameworks to handle potential scenarios.
  • Training Development: Leading role in the creation of tools and trainings to be delivered to our Field Team and our clients alike.
  • Your work will be fast-paced, exciting, and diverse. You will create lasting and noticeable impact for hundreds of thousands of smallholder farmers and you’ll have fun doing it.
  • You’ll work alongside our Field Team and our farmers alike, and travel widely within our organizational operation.
  • Most importantly, you’ll always be driving towards actionable impact – no empty reports, no mundane policy memos; just high-quality research, analysis, tools, and results.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong undergraduate background at top East African University or international University. Degrees in business, community development, or related fields preferred. Leadership experience within or outside of work.
  • 2-3 years working experience in rural or national development, especially in smallholder agriculture or rural economics.
  • Creative problem-solving and/or product development skills. Demanding professional work experience or successful entrepreneurial experience can be applicable.
  • Applicants are expected to have strong data analysis skills in Excel and other professional programs.
  • Humility and personal stability. We have a fantastic and likeable team; we are looking for passionate professionals who combine strong leadership skills with good humor, patience, and a humble approach to service. We are also looking for individuals with personal stability, and a desire to build a long term career with us.
  • Language – English required. Knowledge of Luganda, Lusoga or other Ugandan languages strongly preferred.
  • Ugandan national – This job is for Ugandan nationals exclusively.

How To Apply:

Email your CV and Cover Letter to ugandajobs@oneacrefund.org with “FIELD OPS PS” in the subject line

Deadline for application: August 18, 2017

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

One Acre Fund Jobs – Project Specialist

1

NGO Jobs Uganda 2017- Project Officers at Save the Children International

Save The Children Jobs NGO Jobs Uganda 2017

Job Title:           3 Project Officers, Child Protection (NGO Jobs Uganda 2017)

Organisation: Save the Children International

Duty Station: Uganda

Reports to: Senior Officer, Child Protection

About US:

NGO Jobs Uganda 2017: Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organization for children and has program presence in over 120 countries in the world and has been implementing programs for over 90 years. Save the Children envisions a Uganda in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation. Our mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives. We strive to create impact for children by delivering our Programmes through partnerships, by being innovative, by acting as the voice for and of children, and by achieving results at scale.

In Uganda, we implement programmes in six thematic programme areas of Child Protection, Child Rights Governance, Education, Livelihoods & Food Security, Health, Nutrition and HIV/AIDS in development and emergency contexts. Save the Children delivers programs in over 36 districts in the North, Rwenzori, North-Eastern and Central regions of Uganda, Currently, Save the Children has a staff complement of over 240 persons. We save children’s lives. We fight for their rights. We help them fulfil their potential. In 2014, we reached over 143 million children through our work around 52m directly and 91 million indirectly around the world.

Job Summary:

NGO Jobs Uganda 2017: The Project Officer, Child Protection will provide ongoing, implementation, monitoring & evaluation and reporting in regard to the execution of the Emergency child protection activities- ensure those children (and their care givers) refugee settlement regain access to safe living environments and are protected from harmful abuse to rebuild their livelihoods that contributes to their recovery and development.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the Save the Children Project Officer, Child Protection job placement should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Bachelor of Arts, Education, Development Studies, Psychology, Child Development, Child Psychology, Community Psychology,  any  equivalent accrued working experience in a related position
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in programme development and implementation with an NGO. Relevant experience implementing, supervising, monitoring and evaluating community based child protection projects with NGOs particularly those addressing children’s rights.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of child rights issues and child rights instruments.
  • Specific familiarity with child rights issues in the NGO world or work.
  • Ability to interact with communities; children and adults as well as other stakeholders at sub-county and district levels.
  • One year of experience in financial, planning and budget management.
  • Effective interpersonal  skills – oral and written communication skills
  • Facilitation and presentation skills
  • Strong documentation and reporting skills
  • Past exposure and experience of working with local partners and District Local Government in Child Rights Governance, Health, Nutrition, Education, HIV/AIDS or Child Protection is an added advantage.
  • Excellent analytical skills and strategic planning abilities.
  • Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team.
  • Computer literacy and excellent documentation skills are a must.
  • Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Ability to intervene with crisis management or troubleshooting as necessary.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching.
  • Excellent time management and planning capacity.
  • Availability and willingness to work extra hours during times of humanitarian responses.
  • Willingness to travel and work in hard-to-reach areas, occasionally under strenuous conditions.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to send a copy of their updated CVs with a cover letter (attached as one document) indicating three referees, two of whom should have been direct supervisors to: uganda.recruitment@savethechildren.org

NB:

  • Testimonials/certificates should not be attached to applications
  • Hand delivered applications will not be accepted and are therefore not considered during the shortlisting process.

Deadline: 3rd February 2017

Jobs in Uganda: NGO Jobs Uganda 2017– 3 Project Officers at Save the Children International

0

UN Jobs Uganda – Fresher Assistant Field Officer at UNHCR

UN Jobs Uganda - UNHCR Jobs 2018

Job Title: Assistant Field Officer (UN Jobs Uganda)

Location: Arua

About Us:

UNHCR (UN Jobs Uganda) work to ensure that everybody has the right to seek asylum and find safe refuge, having fled violence, persecution, war or disaster at home. Since 1950, we have faced multiple crises on multiple continents, and provided vital assistance to refugees, asylum-seekers, internally displaced and stateless people, many of whom have nobody left to turn to. We help to save lives and build better futures for millions forced from home.

Job Summary

UN Jobs Uganda – The Assistant Field Officer will be supervised by the Snr Field Coordinator or Field Officer or Head of Sub-Office/Field Office depending on the structure of the Office. S/he will receive indirect guidance from other sections and units relevant to the country/regional programme(s). UNHCR Manual, programme and protection objectives, Operations Plans, UN and UNHCR financial/budgetary rules and regulations will guide the work of the incumbent. The incumbent does not normally have any direct supervisory role. S/he will have daily contacts with staff in the various field offices and with the functional units at the Country/Regional Office. S/he will also have close liaison with a range of local civilian and military authorities and counterparts in NGOs and UN agencies to discuss matters of common interest.

Responsibilities

  • Assess the needs of persons of concern in the AoR and formulate project submissions in collaboration with district authorities and implementing partners.
  • Promote and monitor the implementation of assistance projects.
  • Report regularly on rate of flow of new arrivals and estimate expected influx based on interviews with persons of concern.
  • In co-ordination with implementing partners, assist with the reception, registration and provision of assistance to persons of concern to UNHCR.
  • Keep track of cases of detention; register applicants for voluntary repatriation and family reunion.
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly sectoral reports and submit material for preparation of periodic project monitoring reports and year-end reports.
  • Undertake other relevant duties as required.

Accountability and Authority

  • Accountability (key results that will be achieved)
  • UNHCRs policies, standards and procedures are constantly and coherently applied in the area of responsibility (AoR).
  • The needs of persons of concern in the AoR are assessed and analysed in a participating manner and using an Age,
  • Gender and Diversity (AGD) perspective to form a firm basis for planning. Authority (decisions made in executing responsibilities and to achieve results)
  • Submit recommendation for protection interventions to the designated officer.
  • Negotiate with local authority counterparts, partners and populations of concern

Minimum Qualification and Professional Experience Required

  • University degree in Law, Political Sciences or related fields.
  • Minimum 2 years of previous relevant work experience.
  • Excellent knowledge of English and working knowledge of another UN language.
  • Desirable Qualifications and Competencies:
  • Field experience.
  • Computer skills.
  • Knowledge of refugee law.
  • Good knowledge of UNHCRs programmes.
  • UNHCR Protection Learning Programme.
  • UNHCR Operations Management Learning Programme.

Deadline: 25th January 2017

To Apply:

Interested candidates should follow the instructions below.

Instructions

  • All applicants must download and attach a Personal History form ↓
  • Do not click submit button until you attach your Personal History form
  • Do not attachyour academic transcripts. They will be requested if you are shortlisted
  • Onlyshortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • Motivation letter should not exceed 1000 words
  • All shortlisted candidates will be required to sit a written test.
  • All applicants should be Uganda nationals.

Click this link to Apply: UN Jobs Uganda – Fresher Assistant Field Officer at UNHCR 

0

Fresher O’level USAID Community Based Trainer NGO Jobs (7) – SOS Children’s Villages Uganda

Project Name: USAID/Uganda Better Outcomes/DREAMs Project

Reports to: Field Assistant

Duty Station: Gulu, Uganda (Sub-counties of Lakwana, Bungatira, and Bardege)

About US:

SOS Children’s Villages Uganda is an indigenous non-government, social development organisation affiliated to SOS Children’s Villages International, a worldwide child care organisation, currently running Children’s Villages and other projects in 135 countries around the world. SOS has been working in Uganda since 1991, and runs Children’s Villages and other projects at Kakiri, Entebbe (Abaita Ababiri), Gulu and in Fort Portal – Kabarole district.

About USAID Better Outcomes Project:

SOS Children’s Villages Gulu under Family Strengthening Program, with support from USAID/Uganda BETTER OUTCOMEs/DREAMs Project has got an extension to new sub counties of Lakwana, Bungatira and Bardege. Through our Family strengthening program (FSP), our community work in Gulu District focuses on children at risk of losing parental care. The FSP is a sustainable and innovative community based methodology that empowers orphans and other vulnerable children (OVC) from within their natural family environment. The project intends to ensure that more OVCs, youth and their care givers access and utilize core services to improve Health, Nutrition, Education and psychosocial wellbeing  and reducing abuse, exploitation and neglect.

About USAID BETTER OUTCOMES Project:

SOS Children’s Villages Gulu under Family Strengthening Program, with support from USAID/Uganda BETTER OUTCOMEs/DREAMs Project has got an extension to new sub counties of Lakwana, Bungatira and Bardege. Through our Family strengthening program (FSP), our community work in Gulu District focuses on children at risk of losing parental care. The FSP is a sustainable and innovative community based methodology that empowers orphans and other vulnerable children (OVC) from within their natural family environment. The project intends to ensure that more OVCs, youth and their care givers access and utilize core services to improve Health, Nutrition, Education and psychosocial wellbeing  and reducing abuse, exploitation and neglect.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for community mobilization and sensitization on Village Saving and Loan Association (VSLA) Methodology.
  • In charge of networking with community local leaders at Village and sub county level.
  • Mentoring and training of Groups in VSLA methodology, Financial Literacy and Selection, Planning and Management of Income Generating Activities.
  • Routine collection of VSLA data.
  • Routine monitoring and support supervision for VSLAs.
  • In charge of preparation of monthly and weekly work plans.
  • Preparation of project progress reports.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicants for the USAID Community Based Trainer jobs should hold O-Level Certificates (6 Passes) or its equivalent.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience in community development, Mobilization, Training or Facilitation
  • Knowledge of area local language
  • Ability and willingness to ride a bicycle.
  • Knowledge of the local socio-economic environment.
  • Must be a person with a good moral character in the local area.
  • The applicant must be a resident from the specified sub county.
  • Working knowledge of VSLA Methodology is an added advantage.
  • Possession of a letter of recommendation from Chairpersons of L.C 1 and L.C 3 is a MUST.
  • Recommendation letter(s) from Previous Employer(s) is a great asset
  • Age: Above 21 years

Note: Specify the Sub County of preference in the subject of your applicationletter (Lakwana, Bungatira, and Bardege)

How to Apply:

All applicants, who meet the specified job requirements, should send their application letters enclosing a detailed Curriculum Vitae, current salary information, copies of academic transcripts and certificates, including telephone contact and details of at least three professional references. Please submit your written application indicating in the subject line the position title, all copies of submitted academic papers MUST be certified. Address your application to:

The Human Resource Coordinator,

SOS Children’s Villages Uganda,

25 km on Kampala-Entebbe Rd, AbaitaAbabiri,

P.O Box 27510,

Kampala. Uganda

E-mail to: jobs@sosuganda.org or hand deliver to SOS Gulu office behind Pece Stadium.

Deadline: 11th November, 2016 by 4:00pm

1

Several Fresher Project Assistants (Education) – Build Africa

About us
Build Africa is an International NGO that has been operational in Uganda since 1996. Build Africa Uganda (BAU) programmes focus on Education and Livelihood improvement. ‘ BALI currently works in 13 districts with its field programs coordinated through two Area offices located in Kumi and Masindi. Build Africa invites applicants from suitably qualified candidates for the following primary education school focused projects.

Project Assistant-Education (2 posts)
Station: Kumi and Masindi
Duration; Fixed term – 12 months
Purpose of the position:

The Project Assistant is responsible for project activity implementation to include school and community mobilization, training, community partnership liaison, data capture and reporting. S/he will contribute to the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) function and will report to the Project Officer.
Person Specifications –

  • Proven experience in community mobilization approaches
  • Proven experience and technical knowledge of managing community based projects Knowledge in data collection approaches,
    methocls”-and tools
  • Relevant degree (Education, Development Studies, Social work and Community based development with at least 2 years related work experience on development projects, preferably with an INGO.
  • Experience of direct working -with communities and children
  • Awareness of Child Safeguarding issues
  • A person of high integrity that will follow BAU’s core values and adhere to a zero tolerance on waste and corruption.

Competencies:

  • Experience of organising and supporting the facilitation of training sessions
  • Organised with strong attention to detail for accuracy
  • Effective communication and listening skills.
  • Willing to speak up and proactively raise issues ‘
  • Good report writing and computer skills 5 including Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Ability to ride a motor cycle with a valid riding permit
  • A good team player who shows creativity 3 and innovation.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision. .
  • Ability to work under sometimes harsh field Conditions

Job application procedure
Your CV/resume should include your contact information and 3 work-related references.
You should clearly state your current salary and expectations
Build Africa Uganda is an equal employer, we therefore encourage female and people with disabilities to apply. Please note; All post require The use of motorcycles.
Send to:
The Human Resources Officer
Kampala and Email us at recruit@build-africauganda.org
Or
Physically submit applications to the address below; Build Africa Uganda~ Kampala (Head Office), Plot 5431 8424, Central Zone, Off Gaba Road, P.O. Box 57224 Kampala. Tel: 0414 267828
Or
Build Africa Uganda
Kumi, Plot 28 Liang Road, PO. BOX 350 Kumi. Tel 0392769648 Build Africa Uganda — Masindi, P.O. Box 66, Plot Kabalega Crescent, Masindi, Tel: 0465420171

Deadline for applications — 14th November 2016

Only Shortlisted Candidates will be contacted for more information, you can visit our website www.build-africa.org

0

Fresher Diploma Field Officer Job – GiveDirectly Uganda

GiveDirectly Uganda Jobs

Duty Station: Lamwo, Uganda

Reports to: Associate Field Manager

About US:

GiveDirectly is an international non-profit organization that currently operating in Kenya and Uganda that aims to help people living in extreme poverty by making unconditional cash transfers to them via mobile phone. GiveDirectly is driving a re-evaluation of the norms underlying international philanthropy with a provocative model: We deliver donations directly to the extreme poor and let them decide what to do with them. This approach builds on two converging trends: the rapid spread of electronic last-mile payments solutions in emerging markets, and the large body of experimental evidence showing that direct transfers are as or more cost-effective at reducing poverty than traditional, top-down approaches.  GiveDirectly’s field operations utilize state-of-the-art technologies and business processes to deliver transfers securely, efficiently, and transparently.

Job Summary: The Field Officer (Lamwo) will play a critical day-to-day role in delivering GiveDirectly’s gold-standard cash transfer product to donors and recipients. The Field Officer will carry out and support a variety of field activities, depending on his / her team assignment and GiveDirectly’s needs on any given day. In short, the Field Officer will be responsible for executing the recipient surveys and associated processes that facilitate GiveDirectly’s unique cash transfer model, from enrollment of recipients to sending actual transfers. The role will reward high-quality judgment on operational questions and challenges, work ethic, communication skills, and a strong commitment to GiveDirectly’s mission and model.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • The jobholder will meet with the village elders and guides to understand village boundaries
  • In charge of coordinating with team members, visit every household in the village
  • Complete census surveys with accurate data
  • Explain GiveDirectly’s program to eligible households
  • Provide cell phones and SIM cards as necessary
  • The Field Officer will identify and eliminate ineligible households
  • Explain safety and readiness information to recipients
  • Ensure someone in the household is ready to operate the phone to access transfers

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the GiveDirectly Field Officer job opportunity should preferably hold a Degree or Diploma in a relevant field.
  • Previous working experience in the field with vulnerable communities (1-2 years minimum)
  • Empathy, honesty, and the highest standards of integrity
  • Keen interest in advancing the distinctive values and mission of GiveDirectly
  • Patience and good judgment in resolving recipient problems
  • Computer and mobile device data entry ability or experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Physical fitness and ability to cope with difficult weather conditions or terrain
  • Fluency in Acholi and English

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply online at the web link below.

Click Here

NB: Applicants are encouraged to apply early, as applications will be reviewed on a ROLLING BASIS. GiveDirectly does not request for any form of payment from an applicant.

Deadline: 4th November, 2016

0

Fresher Project Support Officer Job – Finn Church Aid (FCA) Uganda

 About US
Finn Church Aid (FCA) is Finland’s biggest development co-operation organization and the second biggest organization in Finland working in humanitarian aid. Finn Church Aid is a member of the ACT Alliance (ACT), an alliance of faith-based development and humanitarian aid organizations forming one of the world’s largest aid organizations. FCA has received funds from UNICEF to implement a project aimed at improving the quality of Education in seven districts namely; (Adjumani, Moyo, Kibale, Nebbi, Yumbe, Zombo, Koboko).
FCA now seeks applications from suitable candidates to fill the following positions
Project Support Officer (01 Position)
Duty station: Kampala but with frequent travels to the field Project Support Officer will be responsible for supporting the project coordinator to undertake project activities. He or she will be accountable to the Project Coordinator and will from time to time work with her or her office to ensure proper project implementation.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Assist the Project Coordinator in planning, developing, supervising, implementing and coordinating the project within the project area of operation
  • Liaise and consult regularly with the M & E Officer to ensure effective implementation
  • Prepare periodic work plan in liaison with Project Coordinator
  • Make regular field visits to the project area of operation to assess project progress
  • Assists the Project Coordinator in supervising project staff and taking appropriate action to ensure efficient and effective performance
PERSON SPECIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelors degree in Education, Development Studies, Social Work and Social Administration, Social Sciences and any other related discipline.
  • Qualification in Project Planning and Management is an added advantage.
  • Computer Literate and proficiency in project planning and management software applications
  • At least three (3) years’ experiences in community work of education projects with a reputable public body or NGO.
Personal Attributes:
  • High integrity, self-driven and able to set own work schedule with rigorous deadlines.

    Ability to initiate and complete assignments and to work under demanding circumstances with minimal supervision.
  • Strong organization, supervisory, problem-solving, interpersonal, communication as well as team building and negotiation skills. ‘
  • Knowledge of one of the focal languages
  • Willing to reside in Adjumani and possession of a valid motorcycle riding license)
Job application procedure
Applications should be hand delivered or sent by email, addressed to: The Country Manager, Finn Church AID, Uganda Program, P.0. BOX 21826 Kampala. Please send your short application and CV to: Admin.Ugaco@kirkonulkomaanapu.fi
Deadline: Not later than 25th October 2016.
0

15 Fresher District Project Assistant (DPA) Jobs – Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF) Uganda

National Forestry Association Uganda Jobs

Project Name: Uganda Multi-sectoral Food Security and Nutrition Programme (UMFSNP)

Funding Source: Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP)

Duty Station: Bushenyi, Arua, Iganga, Maracha, Namutumba, Nebbi, Ntungamo, Yumbe, Kiiyandongo, Bugiri, Kabale, Isingiro, Kabarole, Kyenjojo and Kasese, Uganda

Reports to: District Project Coordinator

About Us:

The Government of Uganda received a grant from the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP) towards implementation of the Uganda Multi-sectoral Food Security and Nutrition Programme (UMFSNP). The Project Development Objective (PDO) is to increase production and consumption of nutrient-rich foods and utilization (ff community-based nutrition services in smallholder households in project areas. The project will innovatively use the primary schools under the universal primary education programme as a transfer pathway for both agriculture and health based nutrition friendly technologies and services. The project will be implemented by Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries (MAAIF), Ministry of Health (MOH), Ministry of Education and Sports (MOES) and 15 receptive District Local Government (DLGs), in a phased approach.

Job Summary: The District Project Assistant (DPA) will support the District Project Coordinator in; Project implementation, coordination, supervision and carrying out M&E activities. The key duties will include assisting the District Project Coordinator to ensure compliance with the Project ImplementationManual (PIM), compiling M&E activity reports, facilitation of trainings at primary school and community levels and providing feedback to the community, district and national levels.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Support the District Project Coordinator to ensure compliance with the Project Implementation Manual (PIM).
  • The incumbent will assist the District Project Coordinator to plan and execute project activities in a timely manner as planned in the PIM as well as regular Work Plans and Budgets (RWPB).
  • Carry out the day-to-day management of the District Project Coordination Unit (District PCU) processes and tasks.
  • Assist the District Project Coordinator to organize human, financial and material resources to achieve the project objectives.
  • Support the District Project Coordinator to effectively manage, monitor and evaluate project tasks, processes, budgets for achievement of planned outputs.
  • Assist the District Project Coordinator to ensure good coordination with; the District Education Department, District Health Department, participating primary schools and MAAIF Headquarters, with the aim of facilitating project implementation support, supervision and evaluation missions and implementing recommendations agreed between the missions and the District PCU.
  • Support the District Project Coordinator to manage the internal and external communication and knowledge sharing of project objectives, activities, outputs and impacts.
  • Support the District Project Coordinator to prepare and submit mandatory quarterly, semi-annual and annual activity and financial reports.
  • Assist the District project Coordinator to monitor and evaluate the project and prepare quarterly and Annual Performance Reports.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the 15 District Project Assistant jobs should hold an Honour’s University degree in one of the following fields: Agricultural Sciences, Food Science and Technology, Project Management, Nutrition, Education, Health, Environmental Studies, Community Development or related areas from a reputable university/institution. A good knowledge and understanding of the project area is an added advantage.
  • Prior experience in either community development or research in this area or a related field.
  • Ability to work with and coordinate the activities of a range of public and private agencies, at community, sub county and district levels
  • Proven ability to coordinate at multi-sectoral level, district and community level
  • Ability to competently operate various computer-based work-processing software, spreadsheets and internet
  • Excellent communication skills, including report writing
  • Ability to work independently, and produce accurate work in a timely manner
  • Keen attention to detail

How to Apply:

All candidates are encouraged to send sealed application letters, curriculum Vitae and copies of academic documents either by hand or email addressed to;

The Permanent Secretary,

Ministry of Agriculture, Animal industry and Fisheries,

P.O. Box 102 Entebbe-UGANDA

Email to: ps@agriculture.go.ug

Attn:

The Head Procurement and Disposal unit Procurement and Disposal Unit Office,

Plot 16-18 Lugard Avenue

NB:

  • Please indicate the position being applied for and preferred district Local Government on top of the envelope. (Check top of advert for districts)
  • All applicants MUST register their Names and sign the registration Form as confirmation of delivery of the application.

Deadline: Monday, 10th October, 2016 by 4pm.

0

Fresher Project Coordinator Job (Education) – Uganda Norwegian Refugee Council

Salary: As per Salary Scale

Duty Station: Adjumani, West Nile, Uganda

About us:
The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water,sanitation and hygiene sectors.

The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters -NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours notice when a crisis occurs

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has been implementing projects for Internally Displaced Persons and Refugees in Northern Uganda and West Nile respectively, since 1997. Having smoothly phased-out by end of August 2014, NRC reopened from September 2014, to compliment efforts of the Government of Uganda and UN in supporting the South Sudanese Refugees currently settled in the Districts of Adjumani and Arua in West Nile. With funding from SIDA, NMFA, UNHCR and ECHO, NRC will implement livelihood projects (and related activities) in Adjumani/Arua refugee settlements in 2015 moving forward.
The NRC now seeks to recruit a Project Coordinator for the Education Project.
The position holder will therefore, among other things, ensure that NRC/donor standards are met throughout the project cycle, supervise technical staff and coordinate activities both internally and externally

Job description

  • Coordinate and implement the Education project according to strategy, proposals and plans
  • Ensure adherence to NRC policies and donor requirements
  • Develop annual activity and work plans
  • Supervision, training and development of Education staff
  • Promote and share ideas for improvement and necessary changes in the activities
  • Cooperate with relevant partners and local authorities
  • Organize trainings for the Education team, relevant partners and beneficiaries
  • Monthly activity/project reports and other reporting as required
  • Ensure proper filing of all project documents
  • Specific tasks are:
  • Accelerated Learning Programme (ALP)
  • Take overall responsibility for the running the Education activities in Adjumani
  • Take lead and participate in actual Education design, inception and implementation.
  • Ensure the quality, direction and consistency of the Accelerated Learning Programme (ALP) .

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Arts in Education/Social Sciences/Development studies
  • 3 years’ experience from working as an Education Project Coordinator in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Previous experience from working in refugee contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal

Education field

  • Education
  • Social sciense
  • Social sciense

Education level

  • College / University, Bachelor’s degree

Personal qualities

  • Knowledge of the context in Adjumani/Arua
  • Knowledge of the local language Arabic
  • Experience with start-up, exit or similar
  • Ability to ride motorcycle
  • Manage performance to optimize results

Applications

To apply please click here

Deadline: 03/10/2016